Orthopedic Surgery & Traumatology Protocol
1- Information and reasons for your orthopedic surgery
Within 24 hours of receiving your request for information, we will contact you by e-mail or phone to assess your needs, identify your reasons for surgery and answer your questions directly.
2- Diagnosis and selection of trauma surgery
To begin with we recommend that you visit our Orthopedic and Trauma Unit in order that the specialist can discuss your case, and decide which kind of spinal surgery best suits your particular requirements.
- Medical records:
We will send you a list of examinations and medical tests results that we will need to see during your first visit to Vithas Xanit International Hospital. In the event that our doctors deem necessary an additional screening test, this could be carried out during the same visit (except in the case of tests which require anesthesia in which case they will need to be pre-booked).
You may send us a copy of your medical information before planning before first visit.
- Diagnosis: The professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic and trauma pathologies will study your medical history, the results of your medical tests and examinations, and establish a precise and reliable diagnosis.
We will advise you and help you to decide which type of orthopedic surgery is best suited for your individual case.
We will provide you with complete information: treatment process, programming and a detailed budget.
3- Orthopedic surgery process
- Treatment protocol
The process and the scheduling of your orthopedic surgery will depend on your particular case.
- An assigned medical team.
You shall be treated by the same team of doctors throughout the whole treatment process.
4- Your travel plans and orthopedic surgery
Once your orthopedic surgery treatment has been confirmed and accepted, our International Services Team at Vithas Xanit International Hospital will be at your disposal to assist you in the organizing of your trip to Malaga and will remain in constant contact with you.
5- Your arrival
Upon your arrival in Malaga, a representative of Vithas Xanit International Hospital will be waiting to greet you. We will help you to organize your transfers and accompany you to our hospital.
6- Orthopedic surgery follow-up
- Maintaining contact with you.
Once you have been discharged our International Services Team will be at your disposal shall you require any further medical assistance. They will assist you with any administrative requirements that you may have.
- Informing your referring doctor.
We shall provide you with a full medical report which you can give to your own doctor back home.
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